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Mild Free Fluid In Pod
Water: Free fluid is typically water. The lining of your abdominal contents are slippery (your bowel, the lining of your organs) and it's thus wet inside your abdomen. It's normal to have a little free fluid in one's pelvis, as that's where fluid tends to pool. Your ? Was confusing because you said free fluid in ovary but no cyst. Free fluid in ovary is typically the definition of a cyst. Maybe rephras. ...Read more
Painful 5cm complex ov cyst w/debris, low level echoes & mild free fluid in cul de sac. 27yo. Likelihood of malignancy? Can this cause urine frequency
Malignancy: In your age group (27 is correct, yes?) not terribly high for malignancy but not out of the question. benign tumor (non-cancer) or functional cyst is much more likely. Clinical history would be very helpful, blood testing sometimes too. Very dubious that it would cause urinary frequency. Hope this help! ...Read more
No: free fluid is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Trace: Most often trace amounts of fluid in various parts of the body are insignificant, but I don't know in what part of the body the cul du sac your referring to is located. Nevertheless the finding sounds trivial, but your physician can ask the radiologist who interpreted the study if there is any need for concern or for followup. ...Read more
Usually nothing: I assume this is found on an ultrasound or ct report. It is often normal, especially in women, but must be interpreted in the context of the whole study. The doctor who ordered the test would be in the best position to judge. ...Read more
I'm a 22 years old and have enlargement in left ovary (17 cc) with unilocular echo free cyst (31×22 mm) with mild cul-de-sac fluid. What is treatment?
Observation: and maybe repeat an ultrasound in 2 months ...Read more
Usually nothing: This is a very common finding on almost every ultrasound or ct scan of a menstrating female i order. I sometimes think the radiologists automatically put this in their reports . It means nothing clinically and you should not be worried about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sounds like a cyst: Without seeing the entire report and images we can not interpret the results. It sounds like they are describing a very small 2 centimeter ovarian cyst which is typically a benign finding. A trace amount of free fluid is generally a normal finding. Contact the ordering physician who can interpret it in the proper clinical context ...Read more
My ct scan said i had trace of free fluid in pelvis secondary to aggressive rehydration. What does that mean?
It likely means: nothing significant. If you were treated with agressive fluid replacement, some of the fluid could "leak" into other body spaces due to hydrostatic and osmotic gradients. ...Read more
Could trace free fluid in the pouch of Douglas signify a leaking ovarian cyst? Or is trace too small of an amount since it was also around ovulation.
Interpretation: It is not possible to draw conclusions based on isolated aspects of a radiology study. It is very common to find a trace amount of fluid in the cut de sac when doing a pelvic ultrasound. Without knowing the clinical circumstances no conclusions can be made a this time. Physiologic fluid can be a normal finding. ...Read more
Mild thickening transverse colon,diverticula of sigmoid and mild free fluid Douglas pouch. On CT. could this explain my appendicitis like SX?
32yrs old female ,ultrasound impression: a collapsed cyst in the left ovary with mild adjacent free fluid. Interpret please ?
Abscess: The only things that live in the male pelvis are: 1) bladder and 2) rectum. There should be no fluid collection outside of the bladder (normal), but with gas in it, usually represents an abscess. This usually represents a perforation or fistula from the rectum, or post-operative leak after rectal surgery. Depending on the cause, the treatment can be drainage through the rectum or open surgery ...Read more
Ct in feb13 19mm cyst and small amount of fluid in pelvis MRI jun multiple cysts on both overies and moderate amount of fluid why the fluid increase?
What you: Describe with regard to the ovaries sounds like normal follicles on each side. These will change in number and size with each menstrual cycle. Ovulation often involves a small amount of bleeding which may account for the change in fluid in the pelvis. Absent other information what you describe sounds like normal cyclic changes. ...Read more
Pelvic/Transvag sono on 8/22 showed partially ruptured ovarian cyst with small amount of free fluid. Would this cause bloating and abdominal fullness?
Small amount of fluid in pelvis on CT scan feb13 june 13 MRI showed moderate amount what can cause the fluid to build up?
Ultrasound showed enlarge kidney and a large amount of free fluid in pelvis in a lot of pain daily wondered what treatment options are?
Need work up : Need additional testing as to why have ascites (free fluid). Liver, kidney and heart disease are the usual culprits. Enlarged kidney is a relative term. Would purse testing. Treatment would depend on cause of the fluid gain. A blood work, urine test and physical exam should offer insight. Often patients need diuretics (water pills) to get rid of fluid gain. Establishing cause is KEY. ...Read more